|Professor in Practice Greg Tucker-Kellogg
National University of Singapore
Dr. Greg Tucker-Kellogg is Professor in Practice in the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapore. He spent nearly 15 years in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry, leading some of the earliest efforts in industry to utilize computational and systems biology for drug discovery research. His last six years in industry were with Eli Lilly, first as Chief Scientific Officer for Lilly Systems Biology and later as both Chief Technology Officer for Lilly Singapore Centre for Drug Discovery and Senior Director of Systems Biology. Before moving to Singapore, Dr. Tucker-Kellogg led informatics for biomarker discovery and personalized medicine research at Millennium Pharmaceuticals (Cambridge, MA, USA) and established the first bioinformatics program for gene expression profiling in the biopharmaceutical industry at Genetics Institute (later Wyeth). Dr. Tucker-Kellogg holds a BS in Chemistry and Biological Sciences from Carnegie-Mellon University, and Masters and PhD degrees in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University, where he trained under Peter Moor. He was a Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellow with Christopher Walsh at Harvard Medical School.
|Assistant Professor Mohammad Asif Khan
Dr. Mohammad Asif Khan is an Assistant Professor in Bioinformatics at the Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine (PUGSOM), with an adjunct Assistant Professor appointment at the Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM), USA. He obtained his Ph.D in Bioinformatics from the National University of Singapore (NUS), and did his postdoctoral fellowships at both NUS and JHUSOM. Dr. Khan's research interests are in the area of biological data warehousing and applications of bioinformatics to the study of immune responses, vaccines, venom toxins, drug design, and disease biomarkers. He has authored/co-authored a total of 28 research and review articles (as of June 2013) in various international journals and conferences, and has presented his work at numerous international conferences. He was involved in the development of several novel bioinformatics methodologies, tools, and specialized databases, and currently has three patents filed. Dr. Khan's teaching experiences (2006-2010) have been in bioinformatics, imparting to undergraduate/graduate students at NUS, and has assisted in the supervision of research projects of more than 50 students. He has also co-authored 2 bioinformatics pedagogy related papers and a book chapter (as of June 2013).